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Credentials vs. Expertise

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By Matt Stone On Friday I received the following review on my new book Eat for Heat… “It alarms me that the author of this book has no credentials at all. He seems to just search out other peoples research and then puts it together into what he believes to be true. Perhaps if he were to somehow get a study funded into his nutritional beliefs it might be better then just printing a book which anyone can do.”  Grammar and punctuation errors aside, this brings up an extremely important erroneous belief that many people in the modern world simply cannot think their way beyond.  Credentials are almost completely meaningless. Anyone with mediocre intellect, some spare time, and some money (or student loans) can obtain credentials.  Credentials are mostly obtained… Read more »